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July 2014 Press Releases (68)

Weston College apprenticeships campaign shatters '100 in 100' target


An ambitious Weston College campaign to generate pledges of 100 new apprenticeship places in 100 days smashed its target by more than 100 per cent…


Added by Tom Henry on July 31, 2014 at 16:50 — No Comments


3aaa are delighted to announce the appointment of Sir Howard Newby CBE as a non-executive Director of the 3aaa Board from 1st August 2014.

Sir Howard is currently Vice-Chancellor of the University of Liverpool. Prior to this he was Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol, the Chief Executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton.

Sir Howard was born and brought up in…


Added by Robert Collins on July 31, 2014 at 15:42 — No Comments

International awards for Hugh Baird College photography and design students


STUDENTS at a Bootle college have beaten competition from thousands of students to gain two international awards for commercial photography and packaging design.

Amy Jay and Sean Armstrong study at Hugh Baird College and have scooped two top accolades in the 2014 Design…


Added by Sam Pinnington on July 31, 2014 at 10:50 — No Comments

Hugh Baird University Centre announces new degree level courses following multi-million pound investment

Hugh Baird University Centre is launching a new package of degree level courses.

The new courses, all subject to approval by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), cover a wide range of subjects from festival management and teaching mathematics to hospitality and creative audio…


Added by Sam Pinnington on July 30, 2014 at 12:29 — No Comments

Barking & Dagenham College is awarded £96,000 grant to fund innovation

Independent education charity, the Edge Foundation has announced today that Barking & Dagenham College has been selected as one of the recipients of a grant from the Edge Innovation and Development Fund.

The grant fund was established in the year of Edge’s…


Added by Wow! Marketing on July 30, 2014 at 11:37 — No Comments

They're electric! WysePower chooses college recruits

Four trainee electricians from the same City & Guilds electrical installation course at Barking & Dagenham College have all been given their first jobs in industry at the same company, WysePower.

WysePower, which provides temporary electrics on commercial building sites, recruited Danny…


Added by Wow! Marketing on July 30, 2014 at 11:34 — No Comments

College celebrates ESOL students’ success

The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London celebrated its first ESOL Speaking and Listening Awards at a ceremony last week (Wednesday, 16 July), which was attended by graduating students, their friends, tutors and College partners. The three-month ESOL course was designed to help the students find work by giving them the confidence they need in understanding and speaking English. Many of the students were able to improve their language skills rapidly and have already found…


Added by Karen O'Connor on July 30, 2014 at 10:19 — No Comments

Johnston Press Apprentice wins national award

Johnston Press Apprentice Tom Parry was named the Learner of the Year at the Catch 22 Apprentice of the Year Awards.

Tom has been working…


Added by Sarah Walker on July 30, 2014 at 8:13 — No Comments

Codio – taking the pain out of programming for teachers and students

Teaching coding to a large class of secondary, FE or HE students has now been made significantly easier with the launch of Codio from Application Craft UK - a free web-based programming platform featuring rich code editing, a wide portfolio of programming languages1 and dedicated virtual servers that can be accessed quickly and easily from within a browser.


Designed to take the pain out of programming,…


Added by Livewire PR on July 29, 2014 at 14:00 — No Comments

Tom builds a great future for himself

Tom builds a great future for himself

                        Warrington Collegiate student, 17 year old Tom Heron, from Huyton,  studying  Construction and the Built Environment  is celebrating after being selected for the prestigious cadet programme with Laing O’Rourke.

Tom says, “I’m…


Added by Jenni Wood on July 29, 2014 at 11:06 — No Comments


Weston College students have volunteered their time to totally revamp a memorial garden at a specialist school in the town.

The seven students chose to work on the garden at Baytree School, near Locking Castle, after learning about team building, leadership and other social development skills on their…


Added by Tom Henry on July 28, 2014 at 14:57 — No Comments

High praise for City College’s contribution to Waste House project

The Brighton Waste House, the first permanent building in the UK to be constructed from waste, surplus material and discarded plastic, has reached completion recently and the contribution of City College Brighton and Hove has been acclaimed as being fundamental…


Added by Brian Bell on July 28, 2014 at 14:17 — No Comments

City College Chefs awarded coveted places in exclusive Chefs’ Academy

Two talented young chefs from City College Brighton and Hove have been awarded places in the Exclusive Chefs’ Academy, a two-year life-changing training programme from…


Added by Brian Bell on July 28, 2014 at 14:14 — No Comments

The Country Garden Florist Introduces New Wedding Hire Items

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire - When two people decide to wed, they hear over and over again, that the perfect wedding must include a 2-carat diamond engagement ring, a white stain wedding gown, beautiful floral arrangements, gold-embossed invitations, reception hall and live band and wedding cake. But they forget other items that can make the big day even bigger. Understanding this, The Country Garden Florist, a leading wedding florist now introduces…


Added by Donna Willingham on July 28, 2014 at 11:42 — No Comments

Graphic Design students at Cardiff and Vale College are underwear entrepreneurs

Three students from Cardiff and Vale College beat competition from 134 teams from across the UK to come third in a national competition – selling ethical underwear.


The three Graphic Design Students – 18-year-old Jac Harries from Barry, Kieran McCarthy who is 19 and from Dinas Powys…


Added by Chris Baker on July 24, 2014 at 15:43 — No Comments

Saving universities time and money by encouraging fair and balanced workload practices

Improved academic workload planning from Scientia simplifies preparation of regulatory reports including TRAC


Making it easier and cheaper for university departments to provide up-to-date regulatory reports and plan, deliver and manage courses, is Academic Staff Workload Planner software from Scientia, global market leaders in resource management solutions for higher and further education sectors. 



Added by Livewire PR on July 24, 2014 at 15:37 — No Comments

Ellie and Sam join BMET sport elite



Photograph shows: Sam Hornby and Ellie Reilly are congratulated by Olympic athlete, Mark Lewis-Francis


Spending nearly 30 hours each week competing, training and coaching in a number of sports is just one of the many reasons why students, Sam…


Added by Shobby Patel on July 24, 2014 at 8:31 — No Comments

Richmond upon Thames College student performs at TeenStar national finals

On July 19, Richmond upon Thames College A level student Jordan Cajigal performed at the national finals of TeenStar, a nationwide competition…


Added by Richmond upon Thames College on July 23, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

Capital Training Group transforms its OFSTED rating from Inadequate to Good

 Capital Training Group's Management Team  - from left to right: Robyn Harley, Shirley Woodcock, Matt Rogers. …


Added by Felicity Otterson on July 22, 2014 at 15:08 — No Comments

Senior government advisor joins politics students’ debate



Photograph shows: Mark Walport with student debators, Ami Clarkson, D J Hanson,

Michael Ayodeji and Philip Cornish


Government and politics students from Birmingham Metropolitan College shared their opinions and…


Added by Shobby Patel on July 21, 2014 at 11:18 — No Comments

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